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« on: September 11, 2005, 01:31:35 PM »
Hi, On Thursday 8th September I visited the Museum of London and was able to take pictures of the workbooks of Vincente Boffo.......... He worked as a glassblower at Whitefriars in the early 60,s.  One of the pieces he designed and made was a 6 inch high Penguin......... http://tinypic.com/dmtnuo.jpg         These appeared in the company catalogue in various colours.
 After my visit I asked the question on the Forum of  Whitefriars.com ........ http://www.whitefriars.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=341
 What was the total number that he made?  I have now closed the competition but will not give the answer until 19.00 hrs. on Monday. Perhaps members of this forum would care to hazard a guess.................. No prize but you may have the honour of being the nearest. You can answer on here or on......    Best wishes and good luck.  Patrick Hogan.

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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2005, 01:33:54 PM »
Hi, I forgot to mention the wonderfull beak and the fact that they sell for about £150.00 with beak intact!!!!!  Regards Patrick

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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2005, 04:23:08 PM »
My guess is ......... 250.

I love the penguin.  He is so life-like :P

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« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2005, 05:04:27 PM »
I think it might be 720, but if my guessing this is anything like the numbers I pick for the lottery, then I am wayyyyyyyyyyyyyy out :wink:

Barbara,

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« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2005, 05:23:19 PM »
1,483.25
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« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2005, 05:23:24 PM »
43 :)

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« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2005, 07:06:42 PM »
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What was the .25?  A spare beak?   :lol:  :lol:
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« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2005, 07:20:03 PM »
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What was the .25?  A spare beak?


A rough guess 8)
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« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2005, 09:14:09 PM »
18 .......just to be different!

 

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